civil code

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civil code

Comprehensive written organization of general rules and regulations authorized by the legislature, based on Roman, Spanish, and French civil law. In the U.S., the judicial system that presides over health care issues and lawsuits is governed by the civil code in Louisiana only and by common law in other states.
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The fact is that the EU code of law which is now over our laws is the opposite of the freedoms enshrined in Magna Carta, our Bill of Rights (1689) and Habeas Corpus (1679).
I urge all Egyptian citizens to stay away from troubled areas in Syria, not to use their mobile phones to film protests and to respect the Syrian code of law after the detention of four Egyptians recently in Syria," he said.
JEDDAH: Justice Minister Mohammed Al-Eissa has stressed the need to have a code of law that could be followed by all judges.
Her growth, as Seidel so aptly puts it, is "a journey from prejudice to tolerance, from ignorance to wisdom, from violence to self-control, from bigotry to empathy, from a code of honor to a code of law.
The court, noting the Bible is considered a code of law by many in the state's "contemporary communities," concluded that "introduction of the Bible by a juror to demonstrate to another juror a command of death for murder created a reasonable possibility that a typical juror could have been influenced to vote for a death sentence instead of life; consequently, we must uphold the trial court's judgment vacating the death sentence and sentencing Harlan to life imprisonment without parole.
a secular [nonreligious] significance as a code of law and [are] a well-recognized symbol of law," says U.
A summary consultation with the Roman Catholic Code of Canon Law should quickly separate him from such an idea, unless he believes he is above that Code of Law also.
This time Marlene is drawn to the rural mountains of West Virginia, with their own primitive code of law, to find out who killed an ambitious, honest union organizer and his family.
However, a question which it does not seem to address is whether such a court can be made truly effective if there is no international code of law.
When he gave us his final legacy, he didn't say, "This is my sword and shield," or "This is my code of law.
He was hailed as a literary genius after the publication of Agaguk (1958), a poignant tale about an Inuit family faced with a European-based code of law.
The bill is made up of six chapters and 743 sections, and if passed, it will be the largest code of law in Nepal and the first unified Civil Code in South Asia.

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